Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

UCLan is once again leading an archaeological dig in Ribchester. Fiona Finch caught up with Dig Co-Director Dr Jim Morris as this year’s team set up camp in the Ribble Valley village.
Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Lancashire Police are using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

Shakespeare Primary School girls football team who are through to the finals of the Spar games.

Shakespeare girls' team net place in football final

Pupils from Shakespeare Primary School have scooped a place at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire, following victory in a girls’ football competition.

The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
Pupils prepare to bury the timecapsule

Capsule to provide glimpse of our lives

Youngsters have provided residents of the future with a glimpse into how life is lived in 2018.
The Nautical Campus training amenity

Nautical hub opens £1m training unit

A £1 million state-of-the art training centre is now up and running and the latest addition to Fleetwood Nautical Campus.

William Dance, PhD student and associate lecturer at Lancaster University

Why William is tracking fake news

A Lancashire researcher is hot on the trail of fake news, all in the name of work.
Blackpool and the Fylde College is one of four Lancashire colleges selected

Lancashire colleges to pioneer new 'T level', announces minister

Four Lancashire colleges have been picked to pioneer a new ‘T level’ qualification.

St Wulstan's and St Edmund's Catholic Primary School Carnival Club

Crafting their way to the Carnival

There’s nothing like a carnival day to bring out the creative side.
Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blackpool college jobs under threat in axe woes

Blackpool and The Fylde College announced redundancies – with 16 jobs under threat.


A Golden Milestone for Preston's Gujarat Hindu Society

Preston’s Gujarat Hindu Society marked its 50th anniversary on Sunday with an afternoon of joy filled celebrations, reflection and special displays of Indian classical, Bollywood and fusion dancing.

Staining Primary School received a grant of 1,500 last year to buy story sacks, containing childrens books, toys, and props relating to books and games.

Roll up for another big cash giveaway!

It’s that time of the year again!

Rapper Professor Green

Professor Green due for star appearance on Edge Hill University talk panel

Rapper Professor Green, who recently made the acclaimed documentary Working Class White Men, will be ‘in conversation’ on the same subject at a free public event at Edge Hill University.
Playing Liv, who is groomed and abused by her older boyfriend, was almost too much to bear for Burnley actress Sophie. (s)

Lancashire Police warning about child grooming in theatre show

Lancashire Police is using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.
Theatre and Comedy
Twins Haydn Astbury (R) and Sam Astbury (L), aged 11, have both been accepted to prestigious ballet schools.

Ballet brothers set sights on stardom

A mum has spoken of her pride after her twin boys were awarded places at prestigious ballet schools.


You could be a Lancashire Lifesaver

About 60,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside hospital each year in the UK and only one in 10 will survive. Reporter Fiona Finch joined a new county course which aims to help save more lives. .


When do parents in Lancashire find out about primary school places and can I appeal?

Parents in Lancashire will soon be finding out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.
Jeremy Quartermain, Rossall School's incming new head, with family.

Private school will have a new leader

Rossall School in Fleetwood has announced the appointment of a new headteacher.

Dyscalculia, or number blindness, is more common than people realise and affects many children leading to maths anxiety

Numbers can cause a myriad of problems

Retired headteacher Kath Gleave has been busy in retirement researching the problems facing schoolchildren with maths anxiety and ways of coping with it. Sonja Astbury reports

Exclusions are on the rise

Rising number of exclusions at Lancashire schools

The number of permanent exclusions from Lancashire’s schools increased last year, according to new figures.
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